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Walter George SMITH

Regimental number3131
Place of birthMumbannar, Victoria
SchoolArdno, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressGlencoe West, S.W.
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Ellie Margaret Smith, Glencoe West, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 24th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A6 Clan Mccorquodale on 5 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateAccidentally drowned 15 June 1917
Place of death or woundingAccidentally drowned in Egypt.
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialDair El Belah War Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 79), Palestine,
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
7
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Christinia SMITH; husband of Elsie SMITH, Glencoe West, Mount Gambier, South Australia. Native of Mumbannar, Victoria

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